Author Archives: acsrsge

Wildlife

Back after Christmas and its good to see that despite all the building and digging up around on campus the badgers on the main campus seem pretty content, there are at least four from the same Sett.  

Snow Clearing

Well the Christmas snow has come 15 days too early! not a huge amount of depth but enough to need clearing with all the activities going on campus .A great way to spend a Sunday evening.

Gaskell IT ducting works

Many different projects going on at the moment on campus,upgrading the ducting infrastructure for IT being one of them. At least we were made aware of this part of the project along the side of Gaskell. We can revisit the planting along this section to put something more appropriate when we know the project is finished and hopefully no-one else needs […]

The pond

Thought this would be a suitable time for a quick brief on the pond and the multiple challenges we face with maintaining it, so here goes: The pond is constructed out of concrete with steep sloped sides all round and only about 750mm deep right the way across with no variation. Perfect conditions for the water to […]

Essential treework

After the failure of one weeping willow which fell across the river we now need to reduce in size the leaning willow right next to the accommodation office, this will have to be done on Saturday when the activity in the building area is minimal, there will be noise so be prepared if your in […]

Grounds works

Plenty of activity all around campus at the moment, many different contractors working on site digging trenches, holes and pulling out shrubberies with compounds on both Site One and Two making it difficult for the team to access areas in some cases, we hope to cover most areas over the next few of weeks  when we have access and […]